CHRISTOPHER BROWN

1951, Camp Lejeune, NC

EDUCATION
University of California, Davis, MFA, 1976
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, BA, 1972
 
AWARDS
Award in Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters, 1988

National Endowment for the Arts Grant in Painting, 1987

Award in the Visual Arts given by the Equitable and Rockefeller Foundations with partial support from the National Endowment for the Arts, 1986

Eureka Fellowship, The Mortimer Fleishhacker Foundation, San Francisco, 1985

Regent's Junior Faculty Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley,

1984
National Endowment for the Arts Special Projects Grant in Art Criticism,

1981
National Endowment for the Arts Special Projects Grant in Art Criticism,

1979
DAAD Grant (Deutsches Akademisches Austausch Dienst): guest artist affiliation with Academy of Art in Munich, Germany, 1978-79
Mary C. McLellan Scholarship for independent study and travel in Europe, 1974-75 Regent's Fellowship, University of California, Davis, 1973-76

 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2001
Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2000
Andria Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA

1999
Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA

1998
Christopher Brown: Recent Paintings, Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV
Christopher Brown: Recent Paintings, Edward Thorpe Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Christopher Brown: Recent Paintings and Pastels, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco
Artist in Residence & Exhibition, Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA
Christopher Brown: Works on Paper, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

1996
Christopher Brown: Works on Paper, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1995 - 96
History and Memory: Paintings by Christopher Brown, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
Travel to:San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
The Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA
Norton Gallery, West Palm Beach, CA

1995
Christopher Brown: Recent Paintings & Related Prints, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Christopher Brown - Recent Paintings, Ed Thorp

1994
Christopher Brown: A Print Survey, Graystone Gallery, San Francisco, CA
New Etchings, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA

1993
Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT
Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1992
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

1991
Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA

1990
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1988
Christopher Brown: The Water Paintings 1976-87, Center for Research in Contemporary Art, University of Texas at Arlington.
Richard H. Reynolds Gallery, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

1987
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1986
Jan Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985
Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Matrix Gallery, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

1984
Art Gallery, Shasta College, Redding, CA
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1983
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

1982
American River College Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA 

1980
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

1979
deSaisset Art Gallery, University of Santa Clara, CA

1977
Loeb Rhodes Market Hours Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
Artist's Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA 
 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2001
Paul Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Prints from Paulson Press, Paulson Press, Berkeley, CA

2000
The Anderson Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Prints from the Anderson Collection, Achenbach Foundation, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
Abstraction from Raucous to Refined, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek Art Center, Walnut Creek, CA
The Great Novel Exhibition, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA

1999
Large Paintings, Campbell-Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY

1998
Prints from Paulson Press, Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1997
Gallery Group Exhibition, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Six Bay Area Painters, University of California, San Diego, CA
Past Time, The Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA

1996
48th Annual Purchase Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Fall Gallery Group, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
The Birder's Log, I Space, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1995
Duck!,Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
View/Review:  Celebrating…, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
Narrative, James Graham & Sons, New York, NY
Works on Paper, Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1994
Waterworks, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Lyricism & Light, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto. CA
New Etchings, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA

1993
Five Painters, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Gallery Group Exhibition, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
California North and South, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Bay Area Tradition:  Robert Bechtle, Christopher Brown, Wayne Thiebaud, Crown Point Press, San Francisco, CA
Eye on the Figure, LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1992
Gallery Group Exhibition, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
The Figure: Two Bay Area Artists, Johnson Community College, Overland Park, KS

1991
A Palette of Vision, Alza Corporation, Palo Alto, CA
Art for your Collection, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1990
In the Realm of the Plausible, curated by John Yau, Shea & Beker Gallery, New York, NY

1989-90
10 + 10: Contemporary Soviet and American Painters, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
Travel to:  San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Artist's Union Hall of the Tretyakov Embankment, Moscow
Tsentralnyi Zal Khudozhnikov, Tbilisi, Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic
Tsentralnyi Zystavochnyi Zal, Leningrad, Russion Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

1989
Blum Helman, Los Angeles, CA
Substance/Surface, Robert Else Gallery, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA
Prints from the Experimental Workshop, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Prints and Multiples from the Experimental Workshop, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Chicago International Arts Exposition, Chicago, IL
Drew Beattie, Christopher Brown, Squeak Carnwath, Deborah Oropallo, Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Diamonds Are Forever, Artists and Writers on Baseball, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1988
Award's Recipients' Exhibition, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Chicago International Arts Exposition, Chicago, IL
Painting and Sculpture by Candidates for Awards, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

1987
Bay Area Artists Small Works Invitational, Janet Steinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Importance of Drawing, Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Awards in the Visual Arts #6, Award Exhibition
Travel to:Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
Under Currents, Portland Center for the Visual Arts, Portland, OR

1986
The Second Newport Biennial:  The Bay Area, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
New Painterly Figuration in the Bay Area, Art Gallery, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
Travel to:San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
Chicago International Arts Exposition, Chicago, IL
Current, Linda Farris Gallery, Seattle, WA
American Realism, William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
New Works on Paper, Zolla/Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985
New Romantic Landscape, Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA
Faculty Exhibition, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Summer Show, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL

1984
New Romantic Landscape, Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA
Bathers, Coe Kerr Gallery, New York, NY
California:  20 Artists, Bluxome Gallery, San Francisco, CA
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Euphrat Gallery, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
San Francisco Bay Area Painting, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NB
Baseball Card Portraits of the Oakland A's Team, Fuller Goldeen Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1983
Kirk de Gooyer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Chicago International Arts Exposition, Chicago, IL
Bon a Tirer: Selected Prints for Bay Area Fine Arts Presses, de Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara, CA
Dealer's Choice, Kirk di Gooyer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1982
Fresh Paint:  Fifteen California Painters, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,  CA
Drew Beattie/Christopher Brown/Jay DeFeo/Hassel Smith, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Figurative Drawings, William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1981
Shasta College, Redding, CA

1980
Faculty Exhibition, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

1979
New Images - Bay Area, The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA

1978
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Faculty Exhibition, American River College, Sacramento, CA

1977
Introductions, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Roland Peterson - Christopher Brown, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Selected Graduates, University of California, Davis, CA

1976
Table Show, Artists Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA
Faculty Exhibition, American River College, Sacramento, CA
 
SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Johnson County Community College Art Gallery, Overland Park, KS
Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Achenbach Collection of Prints and Drawings, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Palm Springs Desert Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, NH
M.H. De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA
Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NB
Redding Museum, Redding, CA
Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
Security Pacific National Bank, Los Angeles, CA
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Coca-Cola Corporation, Atlanta, GA
Rosenberg Capital Management, San Francisco, CA
Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
Hughes Air West, Los Angeles, CA
Prudential Insurance Company of America, MN, CA & NJ
General Mills, Minneapolis, MN
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI
University of California, Berkeley, CA
New York Public Library, New York, NY
Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX
Palm Springs Desert Museum, CA
Kemper Museum, Kansas City, MO